KPBSD Update March 20, 2020

Posted by on March 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Breaking News!On Friday night, Governor Dunleavy announced Alaska schools will be closed to students through May 1, 2020. And …KPBSD is preparing to welcome students & families to a new model of digital and digital free learning beginning Monday, March 30, 2020* *Over the weekend after we receive, read, and interpret the March 20, 2020, […]

KPBSD Update March 19, 2020

Posted by on March 19, 2020 at 7:11 pm

“Little things really do matter. The small actions you can do right now will really make a difference. … We can socially distance ourselves without socially isolating. We’re Alaskans; we know how to do hard things.” – Dr. Anne Zink, Chief Medical Officer for the State of Alaska “Get-It and Go” Meal Deliveries If you […]

KPBSD Update, March 18, 2020

Posted by on March 18, 2020 at 8:25 pm

March 18, 2020 The first positive case of COVID-19 on the Kenai Peninsula was confirmed in Seward today. On Thursday, March 19, 2020, our three schools in Seward will be closed to staff. The meal delivery service in Seward is also suspended on Thursday. Join us to send positive thoughts to the City of Seward, […]

KPBSD Update, March 17, 2020

Posted by on March 17, 2020 at 9:48 pm

KPBSD March 17, 2020 Update In this unplanned, unpredictable pandemic that is emerging with many unknowns, we will not give up on educating our kids. Everyone has an important role in our mission, and today a family survey went out from schools. Our amazing staff are reaching out to every family this week. Tweet This […]

KPBSD UPDATE: March 16, 2020

Posted by on March 16, 2020 at 8:47 pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictMonday, March 16, 2020 UPDATE Spring Break for students is extended for students to March 16-27, 2020 by State Mandate. Missed student school days will not be added to the end-of-the- year calendar “Get It & Go” Free Meals for KPBSD students will be delivered daily to 25 locations, between 12:00 […]

Free Student Food Service for KPBSD Students Begins Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Posted by on March 15, 2020 at 7:12 pm

News Release Soldotna, March 15, 2020—The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will continue to feed our students during the extended spring break. With schools closed to students, KPBSD will provide free “Get It & Go” breakfast and lunch meals for KPBSD students at food distribution buses for youth age 18 and younger. Sign-up online (preferred!) […]

Kenai Peninsula Schools UPDATE: Friday, March 13, 2020

Posted by on March 13, 2020 at 8:01 pm

News Release Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Friday, March 13, 2020 COVID-19 UPDATE **COVID-19 Health Mandate for Schools** Friday evening the State of Alaska extended spring break for students. K-12 students in Alaska will not attend school March 16, 2020, through March 27, 2020. All after school activities are cancelled. The KPBSD will provide additional […]


Posted by on March 3, 2020 at 6:52 pm

Soldotna, March 3, 2020—In response to the growing concern about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and KPBSD schools, a new dedicated webpage is live at www.KPBSD.org specific to KPBSD pandemic preparedness and response. Superintendent John O’Brien explains, “As the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves, I assure you that I have been working with our pandemic […]

Volunteer Lynn Rickert awarded Golden Apple

Posted by on March 2, 2020 at 6:57 pm

A volunteer at Sterling Elementary School, Mrs. Nada “Lynn” Rickert has logged 277.5 hours since March 2018. Principal Denise Kelly said, “She works well with all of our teachers and our students. She is willing to work with individual students or small groups, complete teacher tasks, make popcorn every Friday, and assists our Native Youth […]

2020 ASTE Technology Teacher of the Year is Ms. Carlyn Nichols

Posted by on February 28, 2020 at 10:48 am

“This award has special meaning to me because it came from a group of people who have served as my mentors and inspiration for using technology to improve student learning and engagement. …”